Specialist gets eight months for hacking

Wednesday, 27 April 2005, 3:06 PM EST

A former Los Alamos National Laboratory computer specialist was sentenced to eight months in prison yesterday for hacking into and damaging the computers of several high-tech companies, including online auction giant eBay.

Jerome T. Heckenkamp, 25, of Santa Monica, pleaded guilty to two counts in January 2004 to the attacks, which took place before he joined the laboratory.

At TechNewsWorld.

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